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Published July 2014.

What's the Problem?

For this AA, drinking was definitely the problem

I've been sober for nearly four years and lately, I keep hearing people in AA saying things like, "Drinking isn't my problem."

I think this is both true and false. I had been sent to AA numerous times over the years by judges and rehabs. Finally, I came to AA with an honest desire to stop drinking. I knew something had to change. I had gotten to the point in which I had lost all hope and could not stop picking up a drink for even a single day. I had reached my bottom.

-- Daniel H

Newnan, Georgia

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